Appeals to the upper tribunal (online)

This course is essential for anyone who wants to challenge decisions of the First-tier Tribunal (Social Entitlement Chamber) effectively. The main aim of the course is to give you an understanding of what is an error of law, and practice in finding errors of law in the First-tier Tribunal statement of reasons.

The course covers:

  • Exploring other ways of changing First-tier Tribunal decisions
  • Finding errors of law in the statement of reasons
  • Format of an application of appeal to the Upper Tribunal
  • Procedures from First-tier to Upper Tribunal
  • Preparing submissions to the Upper Tribunal

This course is aimed at advisers with knowledge and experience of being able to find relevant law. If not, see our Understanding Social Security Law and Finding it Online training.

Method of delivery and timings

This full-day experienced level course will be delivered online via Zoom over two consecutive mornings. It runs from 10am to 1pm on each day, with a half hour break between 11.15-11.45.

It is a practical course delivered using a combination of trainer presentation, exercises and group discussion. Participants will need a Wi-Fi connection and a suitable device to access the internet. It is not recommended to join via a mobile phone. Participants will receive an email a few days before the start of the course, with a link to the event hosted on our AskCPAG elearning platform.

1 Day Course
CPD Hours: 
Not Available

Available events:

Start date:
19 March 2024
End date:
20 March 2024
Martin Williams
Standard price: